- one of the ten divisions of a game.
- one of the squares on the scorecard, in which the score for a given frame is recorded.
- any of a number of transverse, riblike members for supporting and stiffening the shell of each side of a hull.
- any of a number of longitudinal members running between web frames to support and stiffen the shell plating of a metal hull.
verb (used with object), framed, fram·ing.
verb (used without object), framed, fram·ing.
Words nearby frame
Origin of frame
OTHER WORDS FROM frame
Examples from the Web for frameless
A frameless print, representing the Trial of Queen Caroline, was pasted over the fireplace.Man and Wife|Wilkie Collins
I almost shuddered as I said to myself, 'What if there be lights glimmering from the frameless windows of the ruined chapel?Our Home in the Silver West|Gordon Stables
Babbitt's spectacles had huge, circular, frameless lenses of the very best glass; the ear-pieces were thin bars of gold.Babbitt|Sinclair Lewis
British Dictionary definitions for frameless (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for frameless (2 of 2)
- one of a series of individual exposures on a strip of film used in making motion pictures
- an individual exposure on a film used in still photography
- an individual picture in a comic strip
- a television picture scanned by one or more electron beams at a particular frequency
- the area of the picture so formed
- the wooden triangle used to set up the balls
- the balls when set up
- a single game finished when all the balls have been pottedUS and Canadian equivalent (for senses 8a, 8b): rack
verb (mainly tr)
- (usually imperative or dependent imperative) to make an effort
- to have ability